Juan A.

Agriculture | Food Production | Environmental Management | Safety Management

Canada
English, Spanish; Castilian

Account manager and business development manager with twenty years of national and international experience assisting organizations to manage risk and improve business performance by providing them wi...see more

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

350

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Business Development Manager

SAI Global
12 years
Current position
Sep 2010 - Present
Managed a broad portfolio of clients based in Western Canada and Western US. Provided added value services to clients in the sectors of quality management systems, environmental managem...see more

Product Manager

SAI Global
2 years
Jan 2009 - Sep 2010
Managed CanadaGAP and GLOBALGAP on farm food safety certification programs within SAI Global Canada at a national level. Supervised and assessed the performance of a team of approximate...see more

Agriculture and Food Safety Certification Auditor

SGS
5 years
Aug 2003 - Jan 2009
Audited fruit and vegetable producer companies in the US and Canada against sustainable agricultural and food safety standards. International auditing experience also includes producer...see more

Forestry, organic and EurepGAP (GlobalGAP) Lead Auditor.

SGS
3 years
Jan 2000 - Jan 2003
Developed and introduced brand new services based on Organic and sustainable certification standards. Audited major agricultural and forestry producer and exporter companies in Peru, Ch...see more

Program Assistant - Altura Project

CARE
3 years
Jan 1996 - Jan 1999
Monitored progress attained by a rural development project in the Peruvian highlands. Supervised the activities of a team of field technicians on alternative economic activities related...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

Expertise

  • Business Process Improvement
  • Quality Management
  • Quality System
  • Sustainability Management
  • Food Sustainability